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V V 

The Grizzly 

Magazine staff 

wishes everyone a 

safe and happy 

holiday season. 

Cover photograph courtesy of 

Dear Santa, 

Our staff has worked incredibly hard striving 
to create a magazine everyone will want to pick up 
and read. So, we feel we all deserve an amazing holi- 
day season. 

We understand you may be on a budget this 
year, as we all are, but just check out pages 18-19 for 
tips on affordable gifts. 

The staff would really appreciate our maga- 
zine receiving even more awards at the annual 
Kansas Associated Collegiate Press Conference in the 

And if it isn't too much to ask, please make 
sure our faithful Grizzly Magazine readers have a 
safe and happy holiday season. 

Don't forget your milk and cookies! 
Your editors, 


Magazine staff % 

Managing Editors 

Katie Chrapkowski 
Erin Lewis 


Doris Huffman 

Associate Editor/ 
Computer Specialist 

Michael Lentz 

Design Editors 

Amy Hake 
Krystal Walker 

Photography Editors 

Christina Doffing 
Andrew Dorpinghaus 

Copy Editor 

Melissa Carrier 

Circulation Managers 

Elizabeth Goudreau 
Kayse Holmes 

Feature Writer 

Annesette Walker 

Mr. Mike Swan 

Contact the staff at 


Butler Community College 

901 S. Haverhill Road 

Building 100, Room 104 

El Dorado, Kan. 67042 


10 Revive your cell phone 

Read tips that can help save 
your tarnished phone, before 
dishing out the big bucks for a 
new one. 

1 Holiday season is here 

Get help with delicious recipes 
and tips on some popular gift 

ZZ Ups and downs of finals 

Finals are full of stress but it also 
means the semester is near an end. 


Z Campus life 

See students participating 
in activities at Butler. 

O Top 10 careers 

Need tips on choosing a 
job? See the top ten highest 
paying jobs you can get out 
of college. 

Making miracles 

Help Youthville give kids 
their childhood back. 

1 U Bringing 

back date night 

New, old and 
spots you might 
not have thought 
about going to 
with that special 

Butler bands 

The small town celebrities 
we all know and love right 
here on campus. 

1 4 Bye, Bye Birdie 

See photographs and a 
review of Bye, Bye Birdie 
performed on Oct. 5-7. 

Z 4 Improving Butler 

A look at the new sculptures going 
up around Butler campuses. 

Zu Radio Shack joins 
forces with Butler 

RadioShack and Butler help stu- 
dents receive a degree. 

Z O A look inside sports 

Students come from all over the 
world to play at Butler. Also, 
see how the sports are matching 
up with their opponents. 

Scratch. Aaron Scribner, Augusta sophomore, 
lines up his shot while playing pool in the Bear 

Passing the time. Daniel Conely, Whitewater 
freshman, works hard on his computer in between 
classes in the lobby of the 1500 building. 

Finishing touches. Jennifer Enro, Hillsboro sophomore, 
finalizes her painting with adding a few finishing touches. 

Horsin* around. Jeremiah Slatter, Wichita freshman, and 
Kayla Hackley, Mulvane freshman, take the time to have a 
little fun before class starts. 

Visualize. Josh Prichard, Douglass sophomore, uses precise 
alignment when making a shot. 

Play time! The Headliners loosen things up before practicing with a few quirky activities. 

Time's up! The Lantern 
staff works very hard every 
week to meet their deadlines 
to provide Butler 
Community College with a 
current newspaper. 

Help! Softball player Leigh Appenfeller, Kansas City fresh- 
man gets help in the training center from trainer Jeremiah 
Smith, El Dorado freshman. 

Brrrr! Butler fans took the time to show their Butler pride at 
the Regional Championship game against Fort Scott 
Community College which helped the Grizzlies walk away 
with a 28-14 victory. 



ith all the different careers out there, it can be 
very hard to choose one that is right for you. Once 
you choose one, how do you know that you will be 
happy with it for the rest of your life? There are some 
questions that you can ask yourself when you have 
found a job that you are interested in. 

"I want to be an elementary school teacher 
because I love children and have been around them 
for a long time from babysitting," Amanda Dixon, 
Junction City freshman, says. "I could get a job just 
about anywhere because teachers are always needed." 

The first thing you need to consider is the day 
to day tasks that your career will require and if you 
will enjoy doing those things. Decide whether you 
like working on a routine or on a flexible schedule. 
Also, you need to find a job that you will find 
rewarding. If you don't find the job fulfilling, you 
will want out pretty quick. Figure out how much 
schooling you will need for your career as well. 

Another thing you should think about is how 
much responsibility you want and how closely you 
want to be supervised. Do you want to be your own 


Story by Christina Doffing 

boss, or have someone that you work under and must 
report to? Also consider how well you work with oth- 
ers. Some jobs don't involve working with others, 
while some require a lot of people skills. 

One very important factor in choosing a career 
is the amount of money you will be able to make. 
Even with the best salary, a person may not like their 
job, but the money certainly helps out. 

There are many high paying jobs that are 
offered to students right out of college. This list of top 
ten job offers, provided by, was 
compiled from college students with bachelor's 

"I have taken Accounting I and am taking 
Accounting II because I think I want to become an 
accountant," Kali Taylor, Augusta sophomore, says. 
"I like math and working with numbers, and account- 
ants get paid pretty good," 

No matter what career path you take, it's 
important that it works for you. Research your 
options and you will have a much better chance at 
being satisfied with your career. 

/ want to be an elementary school teacher because I love children and 
have been around them for a long time from babysitting. 

Amanda Dixon 
Junction City freshman 

X Software Design and 
Development: $53,330 

2^ Consulting: $49,991 

<J Project Engineering: 

nr Design/Construction 
Engineering: $47,881 

O Financial/Treasury 
Analysis: $46,051 

fO Accounting (Public): 


f Accounting (Private): 




Management Trainee: 

Sales: $37,622 

Teaching: $31,954 

Photograph by Andrew Dorpinghaus 

Top notch job. Mr. Roger Lewis, Humanities and Fine Arts 
instructor, helps students in one of his classes. Teaching is one 
of the top ten careers according to 

Photograph by Christina Doffing 

Working hard. Kali Taylor, Augusta sophomore, finishes up 
her Accounting II homework for the day. Accounting is a major 
that is offered at Butler Community College. « 

One family at a time I I 

Storv bv Annesette Walker 


Story by Annesette Walker 

very day millions of children are abandoned, 
abused, neglected or have run away from home. Lost, 
thinking that they have nowhere to go and no one 
who cares. Scared, not knowing what to do. 
Forgetting that there are a tremendous amount of peo- 
ple out there that do care and are willing to help a 
child in need. 

Angie Pratt, a former student at Butler, works 
with the lives of children every day. 

Pratt works with Youthville, a non-profit 
agency, that deals with children's welfare. As a Foster 
Care Recruiter for Youthville, Pratt's job is to get 
their name out into the community to find potential 
foster parents. 

A couple of different ways Pratt works on get- 
ting Youthville's name out into the community is by 
setting up informational booths at fairs and local 
events or performing speaking engagements. After 
getting parents in the door she works with them so 
they can obtain their license which allows them to 
foster a child in need of a loving family and home. 

"I know that every day I walk in the door at 
Youthville, I am bringing a child one step closer to a 
home with a loving family," Pratt says. 

After the children are in the hands of 
Youthville, they do what ever they can to give the 
children a loving, supportive family and a place to 
call home. The staff works hard to give all the chil- 
dren back what they deserve, a childhood they can 

Courtesy of 

Reaching out. Youthville is a non-profit agency that helps 
children find potential foster homes. They have residential 
campuses in Newton and Dodge City. 

call their own. 

For over 100 years Youthville has provided 
their services to youths ages ten to 18. They have res- 
idential campuses in both Newton and Dodge City. 

There are many other ways to get involved 
other than fostering a child as well. You can show you 
care with volunteering, donations or becoming an 

For more information about a Youthville 
branch neareset you please visit their website at 


Courtesy of 

Lend a hand. Youthville can always use a helping hand either through taking in a foster child, volunteering, donations or 
becoming an advocate. To find a Youthville branch nearest you, visit their website at to find out more 

/ know that every day I walk in the door at Youthville, I 
am bringing a child one step closer to a home with a 
loving family. 

Angle Pratt 
Foster Care Recruiter 

Bringing Back 


^„ * oing out with someone new or someone old 
can be a fun and relaxing part of the week, but where 
is there to go? There is always the usual McDonald's 
and then watching a movie, but every once in awhile 
something different would a nice change of pace. 
Some of the more exciting places to go during the 
winter around El Dorado and Andover would include 
the bowling alley, the roller skating rink, the art 
museum, YMCA, Stooges, Timbuktu and Blue 
Bunny Ice Cream. Andover has a special event com- 
ing up in December called, "A Hometown 

All of these places are all located in or around 
El Dorado. The skating rink has recently renovated 
the floor, giving couples a more wonderful experience 
of rolling in hand with one another. The YMCA holds 
indoor sport activities for all those couples who are 
athletically inclined and enjoy a little competition 
between one another. 

In Andover, restaurants such as Stooges, 
Timbuktu and the Blue Bunny Ice Cream are all one 
of a kind. Stop into Stooges for a night of pool and 
other entertainment. 

Then travel right into the town of Andover for 

Story by Krystal Walker 

the annual, "Hometown Christmas." This event holds 
many activities such as Santa coming to town, chili 
cookoffs, bonfires with marshmallow roasting and 
even if you are not an Andover resident everyone is 
welcome to come out and attend. 

It may be winter, but being stuck indoors all 
day is not making the most of dating experiences. 
Many college students have already had their trial 
and tribulations of dates. 

"For a date that I went on one time I was 
asked to go to Barnes and Noble and the entire time 
he talked to this book he was looking at," Stephanie 
Brandt, Wichita sophomore, says. 

At one time or another everyone has been on 
a date that they would like to forget. However, there 
are also dates that should want to be remembered for 
the rest of our lives. 

"One of my best dating experiences was after 
watching a movie we went to the park and talked 
until six in the morning,"Jamie Bailey, Leon fresh- 
man, says. 

With that being said Butler students go out 
and enjoy the wintertime to do something different 
and make new experiences. 


One of my best dating experiences was after watching a 
movie we went to the park and talked until six in the morn- 

Jamie Bailey 
Leon freshman 



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/ scream for ice cream! Andover is home to 
the Blue Bunny Ice Cream shop, where you can 
head right on over after a lunch date and have a 
taste of a one of a kind dessert. 

Learn along the way. Stop in and look at the 
many eye opening art pieces at the Coutts 
Memorial Museum of Art. 



Tfie sn\all town celebrities 
we all know and love 




Jessica Baker, 

Augusta fresh- 
man, guitarist 
and vocalist. 
Baker, WSU 
Adam Leivian, 
Butler alum, 
guitarist and 
Josh Schmidt, 
Friends, bass 

Chris Duncan, 
EMT in train- 
ing, drummer. 

utler is a small college with big talent. 
Not only are there many students that come 
here on music and band scholarships, but 
there are also students that perform on their 
own free time. 

The well-known campus band 
Hopkins Switch, a folk/acoustic/indie style 
band, made their debut on campus in 
September in front of the Student Union. 

They also opened for Jackson Waters 
at the Fox Theater in Newton on Nov. 12. 

However, you don't always have to 
buy a concert ticket to hear them. 

"We do frequently play out in the 
courtyard area at Butler," Zeb Hatfield, El 
Dorado sophomore, says. "At least when it's 
warm out." 


Courtesy photograph 

Chozen. The band Chozen Dead stands before 
the cross. This mixture of rock and Christian 
music can be heard at many churches and youth 
group meetings. 

Jessica Baker, Augusta freshman, 
not only plays for Butler on a band scholar- 
ship, but is also involved in a band of her 

Chozen Dead is a Christian rock 
band and performs for people both young 
and old. 

"We play worship music for church- 
es, youth groups, banquets and special 
events," Baker says. "We are what you 
might call a rock worship team." 

Along with performing and hard 
work, there is always fun to be found, espe- 
cially on road trip performances. 

"We have a blast," Baker says. "Of 
course we go out and eat... it is a tradition 
to eat at On The Border." 

Eric Salcedo, Arkansas sophomore, 
aka "Gizzmo" and "tha lyrical amazement," 
a hip-hop/rap-style singer, is not new to the 
music scene. He has been involved with 
writing, recording and producing since 

Found on Gizzmo's myspace, 
Salcedo talked about his stage name. 

"Many people ask 'why gizzmo?' and 
I just tell tell 'em that it's like the perfect 
fix, or the perfect gadget, to the game," 
Salcedo says. "Just call me the gadget man." 

He has played at Butler for a United 
Way benefit concert, and a Concert in the 
Courtyard, both held in October. 

He will leave in January of 2007 to 
kick off the first Kansas College Tour in 

Band members: 
Eric Tippin, Elbing 
freshman, drummer and 

Adam Jensen, Butler 
alum, bass guitarist. 
Aaron Pile, Elbing 
sophomore, vocalist and 
lead guitarist. 
Zeb Hatfield, Burns 
sophomore, rhythm gui- 
tarist and vocalist. 

Courtesy photograph 

The perfect day for playing. Members of Hokpins Switch set up and entertain in 
front of the Student Union. One hundred people stayed to listen to them play, while many 
more stopped for a few minutes when passing by on their way to class. 


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Let me hear you sing it. Gizzmo, with 

manager alongside, gives the crowd a chance to 
sing with him. 


Eric Salcedo, Arkansas 
sophomore, vocalist. 
Thomas T. Spence' 
Spencer, CEO of Gutta 
Grind Ent. 


Lights, camera, action! (Picture 1) 
Sophomore Brandon Muhlhausen (Albert 
Peterson) and Ms. Michelle Banks (Mae 
Peterson) argue in this scene about a prob- 
lem with the AlmaeLou record company. 
(Picture 2) Freshmen Sarah Engels and 
Morgan Hebbert (Conrad Birdie Fan 
Club) sing their song as the train station. 
(Picture 3) Freshman Lauren Rust (Kim 
MacAfee) speaks to a friend on the phone 
(Picture 4) Rust attempts to kiss Mr. 
Daniel Conely (Conrad Birdie). 


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Butler's Fine Arts Department Presents... 

Bye Bye 


Directed by Gina Austin 

Designed by Bernie Wonsetler 

Musical Direction by Valerie Mack 

Shriner's Ballet Choreography by Kris Anderson 

Layout by Erin Lewis 
Review by Melissa Carrier 
Photographs by Shelby Stafford 

f his year's show was not only amazing, but a 
hit. The show ran from Oct. 5-7 at 7 p.m. and Oct. 8 
at 3 p.m. 

"Bye, Bye Birdie's" storyline is that a singer, 
Conrad Birdie, played by Daniel Conely, is going off 
to the Army. In an effort to boost his career as a 
singer, his agent Albert Peterson, played by sopho- 
more Brandon Muhlhausen, along with his secretary 
Rosie Alvarez, played by freshman Kacey Armbruster, 
stage "One Last Kiss." 

The last kiss would involve one lucky teenage 
girl whom is hopelessly in love with Conrad. Kim 
MacAfee, played by freshman Lauren Rust, is the 
lucky girl chosen to be kissed. 

Throughout the show, many obstacles stand in 
the way of the kiss happening. From Kim's steady, 
Hugo Peabody, played by freshman Seth Hatfield, to 
Albert's mother, Mae Peterson, played by Ms. 
Michelle Banks. 

Brandon Muhlhausen and Kacey Armbruster 
both have outstanding acting and vocal skills, and 
amazing chemistry as well. 

Lauren Rust shined with her singing and 
amazed me how well she fit the part of Kim 
MacAfee. Kim's parents, Mr. and Mrs. MacAfee, 
played by Mr. Bob Peterson and Mrs. Kelly 
Wonsetler, were hilarious when they brought their 
"parental views" to the stage. 

The most breathtaking star would have to be 
Ms. Michelle Banks. She had the audience laughing 
throughout all of her scenes. 

The best scene in the entire show would have 
to be Scene 2, which featured the song, "Telephone 
Hour." In it, the teenagers sing about how Kim just 
got pinned by Hugo. These students gave it their all 
and it was completely worthwhile. 

If you missed this show, then you missed a 
wonderful performance. 


Layout by Katie Chrapkowski 
Photographs by Erin Lewis 
Information courtesy of 

Anyone who has a cell phone has at one point dropped it 
on the ground or in some sort of liquid substance. 
Whatever the case, before you spend that hefty chunk of 
change on a new phone, here are some helpful tips to 
reviving a cell phone. 


Apparently, electricity and water 
don't mix. Take the battery out as 
soon as possible and do not have 
the battery in place while doing 
the tips below. 

Simply set your phone in front of an air conditioner 
unit overnight. 

Soak your phone in 95 percent alcohol, then leave 
it outside for at least 24 hours to dry. This should 
dissolve any liquid trapped inside. If you choose 
this method, don't try any other tips along with it. 

To help dry the unwanted liquid in your phone, 
try letting it sit in a bowl of dry rice. 

As silly as it sounds, stick the phone in the 
oven at about 150 degrees. Make sure the 
battery has been removed. 

After waiting three days, put the battery back on 
and test your phone. At this point, if it still doesn't 
work it might be time to burn a hole in your pocket 
and buy a new cell phone. 


Enj0y the 

We've compiled some suggestions and 

ideas for you to try this holiday season Layout by Erin Lewis 

Easy recipes 


During the holiday season eating large satisfying meals is a must. This 
year why don't you make something to bring to the dinner table? Your 
friends and family will be amazed and it won't take up too much of your 
time or money. 

Cheesecake Cookie Cups 

These individually-sized dessert cups are 
handy for entertaining. 

Photograph courtesy of www.verybest- 


12 pieces NESTLE® TOLL HOUSE® Refrigerated Chocolate Chip Cookie Bar Dough 

1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, at room temperature 

1/2 cup NESTLE® CARNATION® Sweetened Condensed Milk 

1 large egg 

1 teaspoon vanilla extract 

1 can (21 ounces) cherry pie filling 


PREHEAT oven to 325° F. Paper-line 12 muffin cups. 

PLACE 1 piece of cookie dough in each prepared muffin cup. 

BAKE for 10 to 12 minutes or until cookie has spread to edge of cup. 

BEAT cream cheese, sweetened condensed milk, egg and vanilla extract in medium bowl until smooth. 

Pour about 3 tablespoons cream cheese mixture over each cookie in cup. 

BAKE for an additional 15 to 18 minutes or until set. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Top with pie 

filling. Refrigerate for 1 hour. 


Photograph courtesy of www.verybestbak- 

CARNATION® Famous Fudge 

This famous fudge will make you a star. Don't skip 
the nuts with their crunchy touch. 


1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 
2/3 cup (5 fl.-oz. can) NESTLE® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk 

2 tablespoons butter or margarine 
1/4 teaspoon salt 
2 cups miniature marshmallows 

1 1/2 cups (9 oz.) NESTLE® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels 
1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts (optional) 
1 teaspoon vanilla extract 


LINE 8-inch-square baking pan with foil. 

COMBINE sugar, evaporated milk, butter and salt in medium, heavy-duty saucepan. Bring to a full rolling 
boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil, stirring constantly, for 4 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat. 
STIR in marshmallows, morsels, nuts and vanilla extract. Stir vigorously for 1 minute or until marshmallows 
are melted. Pour into prepared baking pan; refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm. Lift from pan; remove foil. 
Cut into pieces. 


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For college students, buying gifts for everyone can be an enormous task. 
Especially if you are on a tight budget. Making gifts and bargain shopping 
is a great way to give without emptying your pockets. 


Use inexpensive things to create gift packs, such as chocolate candies wrapped in col- 
orful cellophane and placed inside a holiday coffee mug. It's cheap and it can be an 
idea to use with all your friends so that everyone is getting the same thing. 

BAKE, BAKE, BAKE! Everyone loves baked goods and the ingredients go a long 
way. To wrap buy a festive plastic plate or serving tray and wrap in colorful cello- 
phane. Anything edible is usually a hit. 

Buy already made gift packs from stores, open and distribute the contents between 
those to whom you are giving. Buying them together is significantly cheaper. 


Holiday wishes for 


The newest verson of the classic Playstation 
is already out and ready to buy. The price is 
around $599 for the premium version and for 
the basic it is $499. 

You can play the newer 
games and the older 
games with this 
Nintendo. The price for 
this technology is rela- 
tively cheap at around 

veryone knows about the Ipod and its 
amazing capabilities with music and movies 
these days, but the new fad for gamers is the 

PSP by Sony. 

It has a bigger screen and it is able to play 
music, movies and games. 



The most talked about game 
this season is Metal Gear 
Solid 4: Guns of the 
Patriots. It looks very realis- 
\ tic and the play starts basi- 
cally where Metal Gear 
Solid 3 left off. 


Photograph by Krystal Walker 


Do you know the answer? Amul and Anish Shrestha, Nepal sophomores, go over some homework 
before their class. A lot of students find it very helpful to study with others in a group. 


s^ inal 

inals week is usually a good and bad time for 
students. It's the end of a semester, however it's also 
the last chance to get the grade they have been work- 
ing towards for the last 16 weeks. 

"I personally like finals. They are the end to 
completing the course which only gets you that much 
closer to completing your degree, "Adam Van Fleet, El 
Dorado sophomore, says. "If you just study and apply 
yourself, you can pass with a breeze." 

This week is a very stressful time for most 
students. Having all the tests in a period of one week 
can be a lot of pressure on students. 

"I think finals week is overrated, everyone 
gets so stressed out and worried," Sarah Young, 
Augusta sophomore, says. "It's not the end of the 

Once finals week starts, the class times are no 
longer in session and a new schedule is designed for 
finals week. The new class times are much more 

spread out and are two hours in length. The schedule 
is set up to give students a two hour time period to 
take and finish the final. 

To try and ease some of the pressures that 
come with finals week, the Grizzly Ambassadors have 
put together small care packages for students. For 
nearly three years the Ambassadors have sent out 
order forms to parents of all Butler students. 

There are two different kinds of packages that 
can be purchased for $15 each. Each package has its 
own options of what will be included. 

The Health Nut package contains bottled 
water, tea or juice as well as trail mix, gum and mints. 
The Junk Food Junkie package includes your choice 
of pop, cookies and a candy bar. Both packages come 
with pencils and pens and some type of stress ball. 

"We make anywhere around 1 00 care pack- 
ages each semester," Jamee Farmer, Augusta sopho- 
more, says. 



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Study hard. Amanda Smith, Wichita sophomore, and Jade Time to relax. Kelly Hein, Wellington sophomore, makes 

Park, Oakley freshman, do some last minute studying. The sure that she is nice and relaxed while studying. The Student 

1500 building is also a good study spot. Union is a popular place to study between classes. 


If you just study and apply yourself you can pass with a breeze. 

Adam Van Fleet 
El Dorado sophomore 



Improving Jutler 

__jj __^J Story by Doris Huffman 


/ \/ s many people have noticed there have been a 
few changes on the Butler campuses. The school has 
been putting up sculptures and other various types of 
art inside and out to improve the appearance at 

There will be a total of five up around the 
Butler of El Dorado campus. In October there was a 
piece put up in the main lobby of Andover's 5000 

Butler and people in the community thought 
that the college needed to expand on its visual 

The funding came from a few different places. 
The main source was the Butler Alumni Foundation. 
They set up a fundraiser that was very successful and 
paid for four of the five sculptures. 

The other was donated to the school by Cliff 

Stone. It was the first piece that was placed in the 
2005-2006 school year. This was placed outside to 
the south of the 200 building. Frank Jensen of El 
Dorado is the artist. 

Now comes the question how do they pick the 
artwork they buy? There is a seven person selection 
committee that picks the art they want to buy and 
decides on where it should be permanently placed. 

However, they do ask the artist, if they are 
still living, what kind of background they think the 
piece should have. The committee is mostly made up 
of people that are not associated with Butler with the 
exception of the Lead Art instructor Valerie 

As of now there are three sculptures located 
outside the student union. The others are by the 200 
building and down by the 500 building. 

Butler's motto. "Pure. 
Learning. Power...." is the 
artist's statement that hangs 
on a plaque by the art 

Study for finals. He was the first of live 
put up with bench*. nd him (right). 

Photograph by Doris Huffman 


GGGGRRRRRR. The Grizzly that guards the 
500 building through rain and snow (left). 

Thought she was real! She catches just about 
everyone off guard as she appears to be in a deep 

Photograph by Doris Huffman 

Photograph by Doris Huffman 

Photograph by Doris 

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Layours(Story by Katie Chrapkowski 
Photographs by Andrew Dorpinghaus 

Linking with Butler. Butler Community College and RadioShack have combined forces to help students receive a 
Marketing and Management Associates of Science degree. The program is open to all RadioShack employees who 
have completed the Management Training Program. 


utler Community College has joined forces 
with RadioShack to help students receive a Marketing 
and Management Associates of Science degree. 

According to Jim Edwards, Dean of Business, 
"A partnership with a corporation like RadioShack is 
very exciting and innovative." 

The program is open to any RadioShack 
employees, but they first have to meet a few basic cri- 
teria. First, they must complete the Management 
Training Program through RadioShack and provide a 
certificate of completion. 

With proof of this, Butler will record nine 
credit hours on the student transcript in Personal 
Selling, Merchandising and Principles of 
Management. They must then complete 1 5 hours 
from Butler in any delivery method including co- 
operative education, online or traditional classroom. 

David Brod, an Applied Science major with an 
emphasis on Business Management at Butler, says 
this co-operative program is a useful part of his edu- 

"Combining elements of my job with the 
learning helps me better understand my job," he says. 

Edwards says that the whole program is online 
but students may take courses at their local accredited 
community college and transfer those credits in. 

Reasons RadioShack employees participate in 
this program vary. Management personnel work many 
hours, making it hard to complete a degree. Flexibility 
in online classes allows them to fit it into their busy 

"Our arrangement allows them to complete a 

Working hard. RadioShack employees can combine ele- 
ments of their job with their college education to help them 
receive a degree. 

degree online when they can work it into their sched- 
ule," Edwards says. "We have students in the program 
coast to coast." 

A major incentive of the program is having 
tuition and fees paid for. This includes online fees. 
Books, however, aren't covered. 

"I think the program is great," Edwards says. 
"Butler is about opening up opportunities and access 
to students, which makes this program really fit into 
the mission of Butler. This program serves as a model 
for corporate degrees at Butler which is a new and 
exciting frontier for further expansion." 


A partnership with a corporation like RadioShack is very exciting 
and innovative. 

Jim Edwards 
Dean of Business 



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Here's just a quick look at those 
students representing Grizzly pride, as 
well as their own countries in Butler ath- 

Students come from all over to 
attend Butler and some of those students 
from faraway places participate in Butler's 
astounding athletic programs. This year 
they can be noticed in Men's Basketball, 
Lady Grizzly Softball, Cross-Country and 

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Stephen Gicharu 
Obakeng Ngwigwa 
Latoya Sanderson 




Caley Roberts 


Johannesburg, South Africa 

Butler has 8,365 students enrolled and of 
those 3.47% are foreign students. 

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Leader of the pack. Cara Gorges, 
Clearwater freshman, placed 20th at the Ollie 
Isom Invitational. 

Keep on goin\ Jake Orndorff, El Dorado 
freshman, placed 12th at the Ollie Isom 

Determination. Shanda Anderson, Marquette 
freshman, runs at a consistent pace to finish the race, 
which paid off as she placed 14th at the Ollie Isom 

Looking for number one. Jay Lindal, Clearwater 
freshman, gave it his all and ended up placing in the 
number four spot at the Ollie Isom Invitational. 

Good advice. Coach Kirk Hunter dis- 
cusses the outcome of the race before the 
awards ceremony on Oct. 13 with Maggie 
Kimani, Kenya sophomore. 

Goin' up. Ryan Starkel, Bluestem sopho- 
more, takes his time in making it up the 
hill on the backside of the course. Starkel 
placed 10th at the Ollie Isom Invitational. 





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Goin* down! The Grizzlies took down the Greyhounds to become the Regional Champs with a 28-14 win. 

Can't touch this! At the Nov. 5 playoff game against Garden City Community College, the Grizzly offense and defense 
focused on a win which paid off with the final score being 42-7. 


Hold on! Andre Jones, Olathe sophomore, struggles to 
release the defense's hold while maintaining control of the 

Almost got it. Marcus Martinez, Wichita sophomore, tries 
his best to intercept the ball against Fort Scott in the 
Regional Championship game in Wichita. Butler won 28-14. 


Making the play. Andre Jones, 
Olathe sophomore, dodges the defense 
trying anything to achieve the first 
down, against Fort Scott. 

Out of reach. Beau Johnson, Lilburn, 
Ga. freshman, out-ran the Greyhound 
defense for a touchdown during the 
Regional Championship game. 



Follow through. Number 12, Samantha Smith, Potwin sophomore, releases 
the ball in hopes for two points added to the scoreboard against 
Southwestern JV. 

Leaps and bounds. Lakeshia Levi, Warner Robins, Ga. freshman, goes up 
for a jump shot. 

Tape. Donnel Reaves, Lanham, Md. sophomore, has to get his ankles 
taped in the training center before practice begins. 

Jump! Ryan Daniels, Albuquerque, NM freshman, soars to the basket. 



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